Rhamnus alaternus L.

Common name

English: Italian buckthorn

German: Immergr├╝ner Kreuzdorn

Portuguese: Aderno-bravo

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2505)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2404)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2036)

      Order: Rhamnales (22)

        Family: Rhamnaceae (7) (family description)

          Genus: Rhamnus (4)

           Epithet: alaternus L. (1)

Synonym: Alaternus glabra Mill.

alaternus => probably of Etruscan origin, in lat. used for Rhamnus alaternus

glabra => without hair, smooth, bald, bare

Characteristics

Climate: sub-tropical

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: shrub

Flower colour: green, yellow

External links

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